Associate Professor Brian Hinderliter

UMD Swenson Col of Sci & Eng
UM Duluth
Project Title: 
Materials Degradation and Behavior Under Extreme Environmental Conditions

This research follows several lines. One area is the behavior of composites over weathering/aging conditions. A second focus is a corrosion and degradation simulation of metals at high temperatures and aggressive chemistries; these were first performed experimentally, with simulations to follow. A third direction is molecular dynamics simulations of small organic polymer molecules, to evaluate properties by simulation to inform testing protocols.

A new project focuses on the degradation of polymers and its impact on electric insulation for medium voltage cables.

Project Investigators

Adam Finke
Associate Professor Brian Hinderliter
Noumon Munir
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